Pollution

Pollution - Pollution Water pollution is anything that...

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Pollution Water pollution is anything that spoils our rivers, lochs, seas and oceans. Water pollution happens for a number of reasons. Sometimes waste from factories pollutes rivers. Another reason is that some farmers use weed killers and fertilisers on their fields and when it rains these get washed off the fields and into the rivers and streams. Pollution can also occur when the treatment plant that treats sewage doesn’t work properly. Cars and other vehicles can also cause water pollution. Oil and petrol from cars can sometimes be washed off the roads and into streams and burns in some rural areas. When this happens it can cause oxygen to be lost in the water, which kills the plants, and animals that need the oxygen to survive. This is not as big a problem in cities because the pollution off the road usually joins the main wastewater network, which is then treated in the plant. Some people throw things down the drains that are illegal. Weed killer and paint stripper is not allowed to be put down the drain because it goes
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